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310 Hajj pilgrimage killed in stampede near Mecca

NEWS CENTER – At least 310 people taking part in the Hajj pilgrimage have been killed in a stampede near the Islamic holy city of Mecca, the BBC says based on the information of the officials in Saudi Arabia.

Another 450 people were injured in the incident at Mina, which occurred as two million pilgrims were taking part in the Hajj’s last major rite.

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